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SD&M Lawyers Prevail in Appeal Resolving Important Standards in Legal Malpractice Cases

  • calendar iconSeptember 17, 2013
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SD&M lawyers Steve McConnico, Jane Webre, and Ryan Squires won an appeal before the Supreme Court of Texas that resolved an important issue regarding the proper measure of damages in legal malpractice cases where the allegation involves an inadequate settlement in the underlying case. In affirming a summary judgment for SD&M’s clients, the Court also clarified the standards for expert testimony regarding the adequacy of settlement amounts in an underlying case. The case is styled Elizondo v. Krist, and the majority opinion can be found here.

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